Clinical Assistant Professor
Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York University
Stuart Brodsky directs the development and administration of the green and sustainable building curriculum for the Schack Institute’s undergraduate and graduate degrees in real estate. As Director of the Center for the Sustainable Built Environment, Brodsky brings together industry leaders in sustainable real estate and leaders in real estate education for the purpose of developing and promulgating best practices to improve the outcomes of education for a sustainable built environment. Prior to joining NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate, Brodsky was a senior member of GE Capital Real Estate’s Global Sustainability Team, where he led the design and integration of sustainable practices into GE’s $80 billion investment portfolio. From 1999 to 2008 Brodsky led the US EPA’s ENERGY STAR outreach to commercial real estate stakeholders. Brodsky’s innovative industry partnership led to the adoption of the ENERGY STAR rating system as the standard metric of the energy performance of US commercial properties. During his EPA tenure, ENERGY STAR’s industry partners efficiently avoided greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to taking 20 million cars off of US roads for one year.Mr. Brodsky holds the terminal Master of Environmental Design degree from Yale University School of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hobart College. In 2008 Brodsky was the first federal employee and first non-member recipient of the BOMA Chairman’s Award. Among other honors, he is also a 2017 recipient of the City and State New York CSR Award for Sustainability and Environmental Impact.